The importance of PE

Health and fitness benefits:

  • Stress relief
  • Reduced risk of depression
  • Improved self confidence
  • Sleep better
  • More alert
  • Better attendance
  • Fewer sick days
  • Healthier complexion
  • Stronger nails
  • Muscle tone and definition
  • Increased cardiovascular fitness
  • Increased strength
  • Increased flexibility
  • Increased longevity
  • Reduced risk of some cancers
  • Reduced risk of heart disease
  • Reduced risk of obesity
  • Reduced risk of diabetes
  • Reduced risk of stroke

 

Benefits of PE on Attainment and Achievement

Read the following article on the advantages of PE:

team sports as important as academic qualifications

The following link explores the benefits of Sport to the brain:

sports strengthen the brain

Future Careers:

www.independent.co.uk/student/news/sporty-students-score-higher-salaries-8699925.html

Greater confidence:

m.bbc.co.uk/news/education-27734309